Dr. rer. nat. Argyris Papantonis - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2013: Junior Research Group Leader for Systems Biology, Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Cologne, Germany
2012 - 2013: Lecturer for Biochemistry, University College, Oxford, UK
2008 - 2013: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford, UK
2002 - 2008: Doctoral thesis, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
1997 - 2002: Diploma in Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biology, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Awards, distinctions and professional activities

since 2014: Associate Editorial Board member for Frontiers in Genetics (RNA section) and Frontiers in Physiology (Systems Biology section)
2010: Awarded the Kemp Junior Research Fellowship for the Medical Sciences, Lincoln College, Oxford, UK
2005: Awarded a State Scholarship Foundation fellowship for carrying out doctoral work at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Selected publications

Nikolic M, Papantonis A, Rada-Iglesias A: GARLIC: a bioinformatic toolkit for aetiologically connecting diseases and cell type-specific regulatory maps. Hum Mol Genet. 2017, 26:742-52.

Brant L, Georgomanolis T, Nikolic M, Brackley CA, Kolovos P, van Ijcken W, Grosveld FG, Marenduzzo D, Papantonis A: Exploiting native forces to capture chromosome conformation in mammalian cell nuclei. Mol Syst Biol. 2016, 12:891.

Kolovos P, Georgomanolis T, Koeferle A, Larkin JD, Brant L, Nikolicc M, Gusmao EG, Zirkel A, Knoch TA, van Ijcken WF, Cook PR, Costa IG, Grosveld FG, Papantonis A: Binding of nuclear factor ?B to noncanonical consensus sites reveals its multimodal role during the early inflammatory response. Genome Res. 2016, 26:1478-89.

Melnik S, Caudron-Herger M, Brant L, Carr IM, Rippe K, Cook PR, Papantonis A: Isolation of the protein and RNA content of active sites of transcription from mammalian cells. Nat Protoc. 2016, 11:553-65.

Caudron-Herger M, Cook PR, Rippe K, Papantonis A: Dissecting the nascent human transcriptome by analysing the RNA content of transcription factories. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015, 43:e95.

Kelly S, Georgomanolis T, Zirkel A, Diermeier S, O'Reilly D, Murphy S, Längst G, Cook PR, Papantonis A: Splicing of many human genes involves sites embedded within introns. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015, 43:4721-32.

Diermeier S, Kolovos P, Heizinger L, Schwartz U, Georgomanolis T, Zirkel A, Wedemann G, Grosveld F, Knoch TA, Merkl R, Cook PR, Längst G, Papantonis A: TNFa signaling primes chromatin for NF-?B binding and induces rapid and widespread nucleosome repositioning. Genome Biol. 2014, 15:536.

Larkin JD, Cook PR, Papantonis A: Dynamic reconfiguration of long human genes during one transcription cycle. Mol Cell Biol. 2012, 32:2738-47.

Papantonis A, Kohro T, Baboo S, Larkin JD, Deng B, Short P, Tsutsumi S, Taylor S, Kanki Y, Kobayashi M, Li G, Poh HM, Ruan X, Aburatani H, Ruan Y, Kodama T, Wada Y, Cook PR: TNFa signals through specialized factories where responsive coding and miRNA genes are transcribed. EMBO J. 2012, 31:4404-14.